Prof. Dr. med Alex Soltermann is an advisor at Lunaphore for Diagnostics pathology. He is currently assistant professor of the University of Zurich and consultant surgical pathologist at the Institute of Pathology and Diagnostic Molecular Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, where he is responsible for lung and head neck pathology. He is head of the in-situ IHC/FISH laboratory of the Institute.
Alex has studied Medicine in Zurich and did his MD thesis on neuroendocrine lung tumors. Following that, he had successive experiences and trainings at ISREC Lausanne, in Clinical Pathology FMH in Geneva, in Pathology and Surgery in Baden and ISP Zurich,and in Royal Brompton Hospital, London.
He obtained his board in Clinical Pathology in 2006. In 2011, he received the Venia legendi for his research work on epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in thoracic tumors and in 2013 he was nominated assistant professor for localized molecular analysis (LMA) of tumor tissue.